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Philippines: First female chief justice faces impeachment

Maria Lourdes Sereno has been accused of corruption, but supporters say she is being targeted for criticising President Rodrigo Duterte's policies.

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    The Philippines' Lower House of Congress has voted to impeach the country's top judge.

    Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is accused of corruption.

    Her supporters say she is being targeted for criticising President Rodrigo Duterte's policies.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila.


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